Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Bark Painting depicting the body painting for Kulama initiation by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

Bark Painting depicting the body painting for Kulama initiat...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
Apply Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
Apply Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri filter
1965
Apply 1965 filter
Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack W...

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
Apply Jack Wherra collection no. 1 filter
Nut carvings
Apply Nut carvings filter
Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia filter
Jack Wherra
Apply Jack Wherra filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Unidentified

Unidentified

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
Apply American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c... filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Yalioura
Apply Yalioura filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory. The stringy-bark has had its bark removed for the purpose of constructing a canoe, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Glass plate negatives
Apply Glass plate negatives filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1911
Apply 1911 filter
Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection filter
Oil paintings
Apply Oil paintings filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Gordon Syron
Apply Gordon Syron filter
The Human Flag

The Human Flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1908
Apply 1908 filter
Sympathy card

Sympathy card "TO THE NATION'S LOST & MISSING LOVED ONES..."

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
Apply Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection filter
Cards
Apply Cards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
John Sands Pty Ltd
Apply John Sands Pty Ltd filter
2002
Apply 2002 filter
Invoice from the Richmond Iron Works, Victoria, 1901

Invoice from the Richmond Iron Works, Victoria, 1901

Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
Apply Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1 filter
Invoices
Apply Invoices filter
Factory with large silos and a small building on its roof, with a chimney blowing smoke

Factory with large silos and a small building on its roof, w...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Exercise book

Exercise book

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Exercise books
Apply Exercise books filter
Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae ...

Valerie Jones collection
Apply Valerie Jones collection filter
Microscopes
Apply Microscopes filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Mrs Valerie May
Apply Mrs Valerie May filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Ocean Beach, Sorrento, Vic

Ocean Beach, Sorrento, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Sorrento, Victoria, Australia
Apply Sorrento, Victoria, Australia filter
Rose Stereograph Co.
Apply Rose Stereograph Co. filter
Film negative - Horse pulling sulky beside houses, Eucla, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Film negative - Horse pulling sulky beside houses, Eucla, We...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Film negatives
Apply Film negatives filter
Eucla, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Eucla, Western Australia, Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Corra Lynn, North Esk River, near Launceston, Tasmania

Corra Lynn, North Esk River, near Launceston, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Certificate of The Australian Service Order to SIR HUBERT OPPERMAN, KT, OBE, KGC, GCSJ, ASO, 18 December, 1990

Certificate of The Australian Service Order to SIR HUBERT OP...

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
Apply Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2 filter
Certificates
Apply Certificates filter
Industrial structures, with a fence and a dirt road in the foreground

Industrial structures, with a fence and a dirt road in the f...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in various different athletic activities

Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in var...

Earl Ewers collection no. 1
Apply Earl Ewers collection no. 1 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
Apply Mr Geoffrey R. Hook filter
1966
Apply 1966 filter
Hume Reservoir, Albury NSW

Hume Reservoir, Albury NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Hume Reservoir, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Hume Reservoir, New South Wales, Australia filter
Rose Stereograph Co.
Apply Rose Stereograph Co. filter
Leaving Your Mark On Country - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Leaving Your Mark On Country - painting by Libby Harward 201...

Libby Harward Collection
Apply Libby Harward Collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Ms Libby Harward
Apply Ms Libby Harward filter
2016
Apply 2016 filter
Postcard featuring a brown toned photograph of the

Postcard featuring a brown toned photograph of the "BOTANICA...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Governor Arthur Phillip
Apply Governor Arthur Phillip filter
1908
Apply 1908 filter
Inner Harbour, Townsville

Inner Harbour, Townsville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Apply Townsville, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1914
Apply 1914 filter
S.S. Wyreema

S.S. Wyreema

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Apply Brisbane, Queensland, Australia filter
Georges Ricard-Cordingley
Apply Georges Ricard-Cordingley filter
No. 2. - From the Wreck - Adam Lindsay Gordon

No. 2. - From the Wreck - Adam Lindsay Gordon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Charles Hammond
Apply Charles Hammond filter
Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsville Races

Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsvi...

Jo Fort collection
Apply Jo Fort collection filter
Toys
Apply Toys filter
Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
Apply Birdsville, Queensland, Australia filter
Ms Jo Fort
Apply Ms Jo Fort filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne standing in front of the scoreboard of the East Melbourne Cricket Club

Photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne standing in front of the s...

Nanette Ward collection
Apply Nanette Ward collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Edgar Richard Mayne
Apply Edgar Richard Mayne filter
1921
Apply 1921 filter
Steam Punt, Taree

Steam Punt, Taree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Taree, New South Wales, Australia filter
Kodak Ltd
Apply Kodak Ltd filter
Waterfall

Waterfall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Letter from Margaret Peden to Miss M.G. Wood, 28 October 1930

Letter from Margaret Peden to Miss M.G. Wood, 28 October 193...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
Apply Australian Women's Cricket Council collection filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Margaret Peden
Apply Margaret Peden filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Engraved boab nut 'The Card Game' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'The Card Game' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
Apply Jack Wherra collection no. 1 filter
Nut carvings
Apply Nut carvings filter
Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia filter
Jack Wherra
Apply Jack Wherra filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Dawidi
Apply Dawidi filter
390 & 392 Bondi Junction, Sydney

390 & 392 Bondi Junction, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Bondi Junction, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Bondi Junction, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
R.M.S. Mooltan

R.M.S. Mooltan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Exchange Studios
Apply Exchange Studios filter
Self Portrait

Self Portrait

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Allan Mansell collection
Apply Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Allan Mansell collection filter
Etchings
Apply Etchings filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Allan Mansell
Apply Allan Mansell filter
Townsville from Magazine Island

Townsville from Magazine Island

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Apply Townsville, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1905
Apply 1905 filter
Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Australia

Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Au...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Documents
Apply Documents filter
Mr Jim Maple-Brown AM
Apply Mr Jim Maple-Brown AM filter
1937
Apply 1937 filter
The Argonauts Club

The Argonauts Club

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
Apply Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1 filter
Membership certificates
Apply Membership certificates filter
Men dressed as clowns and soldiers

Men dressed as clowns and soldiers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Apply Belfast, Northern Ireland filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
At the head of Middle Harbour / Wishing you a Merry Christmas

At the head of Middle Harbour / Wishing you a Merry Christma...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Lionel Rose's International Bantamweight Championship Title Match, 2 July 1968 boxing trophy

Lionel Rose's International Bantamweight Championship Title ...

Lionel Rose collection no. 2
Apply Lionel Rose collection no. 2 filter
Trophies
Apply Trophies filter
Tokyo, Japan
Apply Tokyo, Japan filter
Lionel Rose
Apply Lionel Rose filter
1968
Apply 1968 filter
Ghost net Dinghy named the 'Loyalty' with Outboard Motor and accessories

Ghost net Dinghy named the 'Loyalty' with Outboard Motor and...

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
Apply Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1 filter
Artworks
Apply Artworks filter
Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Apply Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia filter
Ms Ellarose Savage
Apply Ms Ellarose Savage filter
2014
Apply 2014 filter
Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia 1903 'Suffolk Punch Entire'

Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Austra...

David Allen medals collection
Apply David Allen medals collection filter
Medals
Apply Medals filter
1903
Apply 1903 filter
Holden Torana tiepin

Holden Torana tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
Apply Jack Heenan collection filter
Tiepins
Apply Tiepins filter
GM Holden Ltd
Apply GM Holden Ltd filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
St. Philomena's Convent

St. Philomena's Convent

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1906
Apply 1906 filter
Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
Apply Nettie McColive collection filter
Prize certificates
Apply Prize certificates filter
South Australia, Australia
Apply South Australia, Australia filter
Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
Apply Agricultural Bureau of South Australia filter
1939
Apply 1939 filter
Home-made tongs used for laying baits for poisoning rabbits

Home-made tongs used for laying baits for poisoning rabbits

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
Apply CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection filter
Tongs
Apply Tongs filter
CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
Apply CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology filter
Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, ...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Glass plate negatives
Apply Glass plate negatives filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1922
Apply 1922 filter
Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Travelling trunk with insert and straps used by James Pitkeathly and family while travelling from Malaya to Australia, 1930

Travelling trunk with insert and straps used by James Pitkea...

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
Apply James Pitkeathly collection no. 1 filter
Trunks
Apply Trunks filter
Malaysia
Apply Malaysia filter
View in Dan and Robt. Gray's Limestone Quarry at Kingsdale

View in Dan and Robt. Gray's Limestone Quarry at Kingsdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Australian Rock-Grit coast

Australian Rock-Grit coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
Apply Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1 filter
Carvings
Apply Carvings filter
Utopia, South Australia, Australia
Apply Utopia, South Australia, Australia filter
Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
Apply Lucky Kngwarreye Morton filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Side saddle

Side saddle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Saddles
Apply Saddles filter
Program for Countess of Dudley Cup Polo Tournament conducted by Goulburn Polo and Picnic Race Club 1955

Program for Countess of Dudley Cup Polo Tournament conducted...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Programs
Apply Programs filter
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia filter
1955
Apply 1955 filter
Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
Apply Papuan Official collection filter
Shell money
Apply Shell money filter
Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Apply Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea filter
Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
Apply Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong filter
1923
Apply 1923 filter
S.S.

S.S. "KANOWNA" at Port Victor

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Victor Harbor, Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia
Apply Victor Harbor, Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia filter
G Richard-Cordingley
Apply G Richard-Cordingley filter
Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
Apply 1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection filter
Spears
Apply Spears filter
Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Apply Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia filter
Wilfred Aniba
Apply Wilfred Aniba filter
1987
Apply 1987 filter
Bark painting representing kulama initiation by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

Bark painting representing kulama initiation by Deaf Tommy i...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
Apply Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
Apply Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri filter
1965
Apply 1965 filter
Australian Film Institute Award, 1980, to Jack Thompson for his role of leading actor in the film Breaker Morant

Australian Film Institute Award, 1980, to Jack Thompson for ...

Jack Thompson collection
Apply Jack Thompson collection filter
Awards
Apply Awards filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Australian Film Institute
Apply Australian Film Institute filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
Cannondale CAAD 4 hard tail mountain bike used by Cadel Evans

Cannondale CAAD 4 hard tail mountain bike used by Cadel Evan...

Cadel Evans collection no.1
Apply Cadel Evans collection no.1 filter
Bicycles
Apply Bicycles filter
Cannondale
Apply Cannondale filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Load more objects